The family of a gunman who fatally killed at least 50 people, and injured 53 more, at a gay nightclub in Orlando, have said the shooter may have been motivated by a hatred for the LGBT community.
The fatal shooting at an Orlando nightclub, which has claimed the lives of at least 50 people, is the worst mass shooting in recent US history.
The death toll of the fatal Orlando nightclub shooting has risen to 50, with another 53 injured, according to Orlando mayor, Buddy Dyer.
The gunman behind the fatal shooting at an Orlando nightclub, which killed 20 people and injured a further 42, has been identified by police as Omar Mateen.
At least two people are now believed to have been killed, following a shooting at the UCLA campus in Los Angeles, which is now in lockdown, with police sweeping the building.
At least three people have been killed, and a further 20 wounded, following a mass shooting in San Bernardino, in the state of California, United States.
Police, working with the FBI, have thwarted four attempts by smugglers, in Moldova, to sell nuclear material to extremists in the Middle East, over the past five years.
Authorities in Kosovo, following a joint operation with the FBI, have arrested three people, suspected of committing cyber crimes.
At least four people, all military service members, have been killed, and a further three injured, following a shooting at a military recruiting centre in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
There have been five reported casualties, one police officer and four soldiers, in a shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, while a reported shooting in Bradley County has been debunked.